New York Hip-Hop: New Releases, Event (P)reviews, Illspokinn & Freestyle Mondays...

The NY Hip Hop Report with Manny Faces continued its new season and new format with another episode aired via Facebook Live, featuring news from around the NYC-area hip hop world.

New York Hip-Hop: Don’t Call It (or us) a Comeback! [S05E01]

The return of The NY Hip Hop Report with Manny Faces to a weekly schedule, with a new live video show format, touched on recent NY-area hip hop events, new releases, New York rap radio and more

Dave East, VH1s ‘The Breaks,’ Year-End Lists [S03E10 – Episode 129]

A weekly recap of New York hip-hop music, culture, news, views and events from NY hip-hop journalist Manny Faces, EIC of Birthplace Magazine

Stretch and Bobbito Documentary, The Spinning Wheel, event recaps and more...

Stretch and Bobbito documentary, The Spinning Wheel, NY hip-hop events, ticket giveaway and The Center for Hip-Hop Advocacy.

Genesis Be + Curtis Sherrod from Rapacon / DJ-Con

Genesis Be speaks about Poli Trap: The Escape Tape, her 7th full release, and Curtis Sherrod from DJ-Con/Rapacon talks about this years world record setting event

Macklemore, Melle Mel, Ageism, #GrapeGate & more [S03E07 – 9/13/15]

Grammy award-winning artist Macklemore recently dropped a song, "Downtown," which featured hip hop pioneers including Grandmaster Caz of essay help the Cold Crush Brothers,...

Ron Killings (aka R-Truth) and Jadon [S03E06 – 8/23/15]

Ron Killings, aka R-Truth (WWE), is following his long time dream, releasing music under his given name. Also, Jack'N For Beats national champion, Jadon

Remembering Sean Price: Your Calls, Duck Down on The Checkin &...

We discussed the live, times & music of Sean Price, the Brooklyn MC who passed away suddenly. Reps and colleagues from Duck Down Music called in.

Ebro, Hot 97, Ghostface Killah, Action Bronson, Styles P and more

The hip hop music world has been abuzz as explosive, divisive events have spurred conversation and controversy, and we talked about it with our listeners

Supreme BARS, Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, Hip Hop Saving Lives [S03E03 –...

We spoke to Roberto De Jesus, the founder and conductor of Supreme BARs, a monthly MC AND producer competition that takes place in Brooklyn

RIP Pumpkinhead, Illspokinn & Props to Hip Hop Plus

Radio show tribute to fallen Brooklyn musician Robert "PH" Diaz (Pumpkinhead) as well as interviews with Props To Hip Hop's Illspokinn and

Top $ Raz Interview, plus Gentrification and NY Hip Hop &...

Year three of NY hip hop's #1 talk show returned live on air in the middle of Summer Jam drama, plus we welcomed Top $ Raz to discuss his new album & more.

New York and Kendrick Lamar, I Am Strong Island Concert Series...

We talk about Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp A Butterfly," and talk with DC from Long Island's Central Station and the I Am Strong Island Concert Series

New NY Rap Releases, Netflix Casting, Grand Daddy I.U.

Veteran Long Island MC Grand Daddy I.U. is back with a new album, plus we pay respects to the late Mr. Magic, and talk about this year's Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival.

Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen + Hip Hop OGs and Respect [Episode...

Momma's Hip Hop Kitchen is a family friendly, all-ages event, and is one of the best opportuinities to witness the positive power of the hip hop community

F The Grammys + Ralph McDaniels, NY Rap Roundup & Your...

Tune in, listen, call in, participate, learn, share and support, the alternative to mainstream New York hip hop media!

Joey Badass, Cipha Sounds, Mic Handz [Episode 114 – 2/1/15]

We talked about the success of Joey Badass, the sudden departure of Cipha Sounds from Hot 97 and spoke to Mic Handz of T.H.E.M. Recordings

R.I.P. Hot 97? Funkmaster Flex vs. Jay Z? Jay Buying Hot...

Funkmaster Flex & Jay Z fighting over apps and Hot 97, plus, we pay respect to ASAP Yams. Episode 113 of The NY Hip Hop Report.

2015 NY Rap Preview, Plus Live Caller Open Mic [Episode 112...

Ah, the beginning of a new year. Another milestone moment, to look at, analyze and discuss NY rap music and hip hop culure. Tonight, we'll begin...

2014 NY Hip Hop Year In Review

We took a look at the year in hip hop, particularly as it relates to our New York rap ecosystem and spoke with hip hop, soul. funk fusion group Soul Inscribed.